Working Therapeutically with Gender Identity

Saturday 5 December 2015, 10:00-16:30pm, London

Training Seminar Objectives & Outcomes:

  •  What it means to inhabit the Body and to Experience ones own Gender Identity
  •  An understanding of the experiences and demands of Transgendered People, and its impact on your work with them
  •  Have the Confidence to support people with Gender issues, inc. working with the clients personal meaning of their gender identity
  •  The diference of transgender from lesbian, gay and bisexual…LGBT
  •  Discover what the Gender Spectrum is, relevant terminology, history of transgender and its current influences, & the clinical options.
  •  Dual Diagnosis: Mental Health / Substance-Misuse
  •  Managing disclosures of Transphobia and Trans-Hate crime.

The attendees will have a clear understanding of the gender continuum, terminology and the routes to physical transition with a timescale (NHS & private). Ms Webb will cover how gender identity is formed and how best to support trans people within the therapeutic relationship. The fundamentals all professionals  should know when working with this marginalised client group; NHS standards of care, treatment protocols, understanding transphobia and hate-crime.

Individuals will come away from the session with clear understanding of what it means to be trans and have the knowledge and skills to support trans clients in a Transpositive manner.

This event is taking place at The Wesley, 81-103 Euston Street, London NW1 2EZ.

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